What do Latvians commemorate on November 11 ? And how do we do it? Named after a mythical Latvian hero, Lāčplēša day is a tribute to the freedom fighters who made the greatest victory in Latvia's military history possible. 1918 November 11 - The German Empire and Allies of World War I sign the armistice, which marks the end of World War I
Africa and big problema! Researchers say faults and fissures, which normally occur deep down on the ocean floor, are the main processes by which continents gradually break off from each other. They cite Africa, which underwent a similar phase when it split from America millions of years ago. Researchers hypothesize that a miles-long […]
El Pe, Now we all will found out everything. A massive stone rising over 650 feet out of the flat ground of Guatape, Colombia Tthe Piedra de Penol or El Pe on de Guatape was once worshiped by the Tahamies Indians. By the 1900s, the massive 10-million-ton rock was seen by local farmers […]
Maramadi Festival. The most famous traditional game involving bulls is Spanish bullfighting. But the people of Kerala, India, have come up with a way celebration that doesn’t involve torturing and killing poor animals. Maramadi festival is a peculiar ox race which draws many tourists to Anandapalli, a small village. The festival is conducted […]
Brexit, may or may not affect the European economy and Latvian economy? There are no direct indications that the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European economy would have a long-lasting impact on the economy and financial markets. Said Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission, as reported by Latvian Radio. Mr Dombrovskis […]
With almost all the results declared voters backed Brexit by a margin of 52 to 48 per cent. Britain is to leave the European Union after a nearly half a century plunging the country into unchartered political and economic territory. The result will now trigger a formal process of British withdrawal from the […]
Līgo Festivities forever! Līgo festivities – the shortest night of the year, celebrating nature and fertility. Bonefires, beer and cheese, crowns of flowers and songs are also part of Līgo. No need to travel to Latvia’s countryside to meet the break of dawn, a major event will be held in the centre of Rīga […]
Central building of National Library of Latvia was built in 2014. Aafter 25 years old project made by one of most famous Latvian architects Gunars Birkerts. The building symbolizes “castle of Light” as well as “Glass mountain” which is motive in the work “Zelta zirgs” of Latvian poet Rainis.
Amsterdam, always, always and every day! This translated as a square on a dam. Amstel beer is pure Dutch beer. The population of city is one and a half million people, taking into account the suburbs. Although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the capital of the province, where it is, is […]
Americans and Inter-racial mixing isn’t what many people think. I heard about one white person who believed that if whites and blacks have kids they’re destroying the white race. No, they’re not. The genes for the white race are still there, but their opportunity to be singularly expressed in the children are decreased. […]
Buddhist statue which was first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938 has been analysed by scientists and has been found to be carved from a meteorite. The findings, published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, reveal the priceless statue to be a rare ataxite class of meteorite. The statue, known as the Iron Man, weighs 10kg and is believed to represent a stylistic hybrid between the Buddhist and pre-Buddhist Bon culture that portrays the god Vaisravana, the Buddhist King of the North, also known as Jambhala in Tibet.
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